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Record of the goblin shark Mitsukurina owstoni (Chondrichthyes: Lamniformes: Mitsukurinidae) from the south-western Atlantic

  • Getulio Rincon (a1), Teodoro Vaske (a2) and Otto B.F. Gadig (a2)
Abstract

This paper reports the first well-documented specimen of the goblin shark, Mitsukurina owstoni in the south-western Atlantic, based on a mature male measuring 3152 mm total length, caught on 27 November 2008 off the Rio de Janeiro coast, south-east Brazil.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: O.B.F. Gadig, UNESP, Campus Experimental do Litoral Paulista, Praça Infante Dom Henrique s/n, CEP 11330-900, São Vicente, São Paulo, Brazil email: gadig@clp.unesp.br
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